The South Carolina Dance Theatre presents “Swan Lake“ on March 18 at 7:30 p.m.; March 19, at 3 p.m., and March 20 at 3 p.m. at the Francis Marion Performing Arts Center. One of the greatest romantic ballets of all time, Swan Lake has endured for more than
Katie Wilcox and Joseph Stein are perfecting an overall back flip for the lively southern swing dance they will perform at the 6th Annual Dancing With The Stars of Florence. The sold-out benefit for the Florence School Foundation will take place on
The Florence West Rotary Club makes supper simple and quick with its 12th Annual Spaghetti Supper on Thursday, March 17. For $5 per plate, you can pick up as many meals as you like from the drive thru line at Central United Methodist Church, Davis Center,
South Florence High School will host their annual “Simply the Best” academic showcase and fine arts celebration on Tuesday, March 15, from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. This is a free event. Dinner and child care will be provided.
Lighthouse Ministries will host their annual barbecue on Wednesday, March 9, at St. John’s Church, 252 S. Dargan St. Lunch will be available from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Dinner will be served from 4 to 6 p.m. The food is catered by Schoolhouse BBQ and
The Senior Citizens Association in Florence County is offering “Walk With Ease,” an exercise and educational program developed by the Arthritis Foundation. The six-week class is open to anyone suffering with the difficult symptoms of arthritis
Eighth grade IB student Rebecca Liu was the winner of the regional spelling bee held at Francis Marion University on Feb. 22. This was Rebecca’s second consecutive win. Students from 13 different school districts participated in this event.
As a community service project, the West Florence Tennis Team presented a check for $465 to three SNAC (Shelter and Nutrition for All Children) board members last week. This non-profit organization assists children who belong to indigent and homeless
Teachers and staff at Carver Elementary will present a unique elementary school showcase on Thursday, March 10, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The program will inform parents, students and the community about the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
A Florence School District One teacher has been honored with the South Carolina Early Childhood Association Service Award. Debra Purvis, a teacher at the RN Beck Child Development Center received the S.C. Early Childhood Association Service Award at the
St. Catherine’s Episcopal Church is bringing The Rev. Loren B. Mead to preach on Sunday, March 13, at 11 a.m. and to hold a book signing at The Drs. Bruce & Lee Foundation Library from 2:30-4:30 p.m. that afternoon for his book, “The Parish is the Issue.”
The West Florence Fire Department broke ground on Feb. 26 for a new fire station near the corner of Hoffmeyer and Ebenezer Roads. Speaking is West Florence Fire Dept. Chief Larue Hendrix. From left, are County Councilman James Schofield, Sen. Hugh Leather